Andrews, William David –

Caught aged 30 as a deserter from Weeton Camp since 21/09/1915 and appeared before Bolton Magistrates 02/10/1915 to be sent back to his unit under escort. (Bolton Archives: JBO/1/26). Formerly 2nd/8th Bn., King’s Liverpool Regiment.

Personal details

  • Surname: Andrews
  • Forename: William David
  • Date of birth: Not known
  • Birth place: Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
  • Place of residence: Halifax, Yorkshire
  • Gender: Male
  • Age of death: Not known
  • Place of death: Not known
  • Date of death: September 26th, 1916
  • Casualty type: Not known

Service details

  • Rank: Private
  • Unit: 1st/8th (Territorial) Battalion (The Liverpool Irish).
  • Service number: 4575
  • Regiment: King's Liverpool Regiment
  • Enlistment date: Not known
  • Enlistment location: Liverpool, Lancashire
  • Conflict: WW1


  • Service medals: St / V / BW
  • Silver War badge: Not known
  • Awards: Not known


  • CWGC Memorial: Etaples Military Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France
  • CWGC reference: XI. B. 7.

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